by Lydia Kang
Genre: YA Scifi
Release date: November 6th 2018
Cyclo, the first and largest biological ship of its kind, is dying. A small crew of mercenaries have handed over the rights to their life to document the death of the ship, but the abandoned ship is anything but abandoned—one girl has been left behind.
Hana has known nothing but the isolation of a single room and the secret that has kept her there for seventeen years. When she meets Fennec, the boy assigned to watch her, she realizes that there is a world she has yet to experience but she is doomed to never meet.
When crew members begin mysteriously dying, Hana and Fenn realize that they are racing against the death of the ship to find a way to survive—unless someone kills them even before Hana’s truly had a chance to live.
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I'm not usually one to read books of this nature but every once in a while I will find one that grabs my attention. It's a fast paced sci-fi romance with plenty of action, mystery and a bit of insta-love. I know some people have a distaste for this kind of trope but when done well as it is in this story, it works. I mean they are young hormonal people thrown into a sudden life or death situation, I'd want to find love too if I thought it was my last living hours,wouldn't you? Of course there's not much time for getting to know you phase when time is against you. It's a creative well written story.
About the Author
Lydia Kang is an author of young adult fiction, poetry, and narrative non-fiction. She graduated from Columbia University and New York University School of Medicine, completing her residency and chief residency at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. She is a practicing physician who has gained a reputation for helping fellow writers achieve medical accuracy in fiction. Her poetry and non-fiction have been published in JAMA, The Annals of Internal Medicine, Canadian Medical Association Journal, Journal of General Internal Medicine, and Great Weather for Media. She believes in science and knocking on wood, and currently lives in Omaha with her husband and three children.
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